Today’s gig workers don’t just include your local Uber drivers or handymen on TaskRabbit. In fact, there’s a growing subset of knowledge workers who are looking to the gig economy as a viable alternative to full-time employment. Upwork’s 2017 Freelancing in America study predicts freelancers will become the majority of the US workforce in a decade, with younger generations primarily driving that acceleration in freelancing. That’s happening right now — the survey estimates nearly 50 percent of millennial workers in the US are currently freelancing.   The promise of freedom, flexibility and the chance to be their own boss is…

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